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Feds Award $6 Million To Help Homeless Vets In San Diego

Sept. 30
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About 17 percent of San Diego's estimated 8,500 homeless people in January were veterans — 2 percent higher than the same time last year.

Domestic Violence Behind 20% of San Diego County Homicides in 2013

Oct. 2
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One in five homicides in San Diego County in 2013 were the result of domestic violence. KPBS Midday Edition takes a look at the study and what resources are available for victims in San Diego County.

Life Off The Grid: How A North County Couple Avoids Using Fossil Fuels

Oct. 3
By Claire Trageser
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As government leaders debate new laws to combat climate change, it can be easy to feel little responsibility for your own carbon footprint. But Gary and Robyn Waayers don't see it that way.

Balancing Housing Density And Community Character In San Diego

Oct. 2
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Terms like "smart growth" and "housing density" can be hot buttons for residents who don't want added homes and increased transit. But with San Diego's population increasing - how do you balance housing growth and retain community character?

Manufacturing Contributes Nearly 9% To San Diego Economy

Oct. 2
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What do drones, 3-D printers, beer and guitars have in common? They all make up part of San Diego's manufacturing sector — an industry that plays a big role in the region’s economy, a new National University study shows.

Encinitas Resident Conserves Every Drop To Combat Climate Change

Oct. 2
By Claire Trageser
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As government leaders debate new laws to combat climate change, it can be easy to feel little responsibility for your own carbon footprint. But not everyone sees it that way.

Mom To House Panel: Jailed Marine In Mexico Suffering Greatly

Oct. 1
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Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was arrested six months ago at a San Diego-Tijuana checkpoint after Mexican officials say they found three guns in his pickup truck. He said he mistakenly wound up at the border crossing when headed to dinner in San Ysidro.

Congressional Candidates Defy Long Odds To Take On Entrenched Incumbents

Sept. 30
By Claire Trageser
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You'd be forgiven if you thought there was only one congressional race in San Diego this year. There are actually five, and candidates are trying to unseat the incumbent in each.

Two Latinas Hope To Shake Up Escondido Politics

Oct. 1
By Jill Replogle
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This election season, two Latinas are hoping to change the face of Escondido's leadership and its long-standing conservative politics.

Carlsbad Wants Its Own Master Plan For Railroad Double Tracking

Sept. 30
By Dwane Brown
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The city of Carlsbad along the North County coast has a vision of the future that includes improving the connection between downtown businesses, the train tracks and neighboring beach areas.

San Diego's Innovation Economy Had 'Banner' Year In 2013

Sept. 29
By Erik Anderson
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A new report from business accelerator CONNECT says 2013 was a good year for San Diego’s innovation economy.

Mayor Faulconer On Terrorism, Services For Homeless

Sept. 29
Midday Edition
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In his monthly update on the business of the city, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer tackled a number of topics ranging from terrorism to services for the homeless on KPBS Midday Monday.

Saturday Marks End Of San Diego's Prescription Drug Take-Back Program

Sept. 26
By Dwane Brown
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On Saturday, more than 40 locations across San Diego County will be accepting expired prescription drugs in what could be last take-back event of this kind due to changing regulations.

Sculptor, Photographer Come Together To Create Exhibit In La Jolla

Sept. 26
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Two San Diego artists — one a sculptor from Iran, the other a photographer from Iowa — have come together to create an exhibit of their work at a home in La Jolla.

Border Crossing Wait Times Plummet At San Ysidro

Sept. 25
By Jill Replogle
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Wait times to cross into the United States at the San Ysidro Port of Entry have plummeted as the first phase of the port expansion project nears conclusion. Business leaders and cross-border commuters are ecstatic.